Coronavirus LIVE: 1 death and 68 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi, Mumbai

1 death and 68 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi today. Total positive cases in the area stands at 733* which includes 21 deaths: BMC

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06 May 2020, 7:46 PM

1 death and 68 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi

1 death and 68 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi today. Total positive cases in the area stands at 733* which includes 21 deaths: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)

06 May 2020, 8:09 PM

34 deaths and 1233 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra

34 deaths and 1,233 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Maharashtra today, taking the total number of cases in the state to 16,758; death toll stands at 651: State Health Department

06 May 2020, 8:09 PM

771 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Tamil Nadu

771 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Tamil Nadu today; taking the total number of positive cases to 4829. Two deaths have been reported today; death toll is at 35: State Health Department.


06 May 2020, 7:57 PM

34 new COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, total rises to 775: Officials

06 May 2020, 7:48 PM

Home delivery of liquor in Punjab will start from May 7: Officials


06 May 2020, 7:48 PM

Two more cases of COVID-19 reported in Ranchi

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Ranchi, taking the total number of cases to 127 in Jharkhand out of which 37 patients have recovered: Jharkhand Health Secretary Nitin Madan Kulkarni

06 May 2020, 7:46 PM

Quarantine for 14 days is compulsory for the returnees to Odisha: Govt of Odisha

Since May 3, 35540 people have returned to Odisha from other parts of the country by trains, buses and other vehicles. Quarantine for 14 days is compulsory for the returnees to Odisha: Govt of Odisha


06 May 2020, 7:24 PM

Shops will remain open from 7 am to 3 pm in Punjab

Shops will remain open from 7 am to 3 pm in the state. District authorities shall ensure that there is no overcrowding and social distancing is maintained as already advised: Punjab Home Department

06 May 2020, 7:11 PM

Lockdown violations noted in Kolkata, Howrah by specific groups in specific localities; 'corona warriors' attacked there: MHA

Lockdown violations noted in Kolkata, Howrah by specific groups in specific localities; 'corona warriors' attacked there: MHA

Instances of problems faced due to ostracism of healthcare professionals in West Bengal, lack of quarantine facilities worrying.

Instances of overcrowding in bazaars, bathing of people in rivers, people playing cricket, football during lockdown in West Bengal.


06 May 2020, 6:49 PM

Export of alcohol based sanitizers has been prohibited by Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry

06 May 2020, 6:38 PM

Government bans exports of alcohol-based hand sanitizers: DGFT


06 May 2020, 6:28 PM

Noida: Traffic congestion was seen on Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway amid CoronaLockdown

06 May 2020, 6:28 PM

Summer vacation in govt & govt aided schools shall be observed as usual from 11th May to 30th June for students

Summer vacation in govt & govt aided schools shall be observed as usual from 11th May to 30th June for students. However, keeping in view Coronavirus, students shall not be called to schools for any teaching learning activity during summer vacation: Delhi Directorate of Education


06 May 2020, 6:15 PM

All shops except those providing milk and medicines in Ahmedabad to remain closed till 15th May: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Commissioner

All shops except those providing milk and medicines in Ahmedabad to remain closed from 12 am on 7th May to 6 am on 15th May: Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Commissioner

06 May 2020, 6:05 PM

Delhi govt orders release of 4,000 Tablighi members who completed their quarantine period

Delhi govt orders release of 4,000 Tablighi Jamaat members who have completed their required quarantine period in centres: Sources

Tablighi members not needed in probe in Markaz case to be sent back to their home states: Sources


06 May 2020, 6:02 PM

No new COVID-19 positive case reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar

No new COVID-19 positive case reported in Gautam Buddha Nagar today; total cases in the district are 192 so far including 83 active cases: District Surveillance Officer, Gautam Buddha Nagar

06 May 2020, 5:58 PM

5 new Coronavirus positive cases reported in Odisha

5 new Coronavirus positive cases reported in Odisha, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 185 including 122 active cases, 2 deaths and 61 cured/discharged: State Health Department


06 May 2020, 5:36 PM

Public transport may open soon with some guidelines, says Nitin Gadkari

Public transport, which has been off roads since the lockdown against coronavirus was announced on March 25, will soon begin rolling, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari assured transporters today.  There, however, will be some restrictions, said the minister, who handles the Road Transport and Highways portfolio, reported NDTV

06 May 2020, 5:32 PM

Financial aid provided by the Central Government is almost non-existent, says Rajasthan Deputy CM Sachin Pilot

Financial aid provided by the Central Government is almost non-existent when compared to other countries. Centre should announce a package for the state Governments and the needy. If they don't do it now, when will they?: Rajasthan Dy CM Sachin Pilot


06 May 2020, 5:23 PM

20 more cases in last 24 hours in Karnataka, 693 total cases

20 more cases reported in the last 24 hours in Karnataka. Total number of cases in the state is at 693, including 354 discharged and 29 deaths: State Health Department

06 May 2020, 5:14 PM

No COVID-19 positive case reported in the Kerala today, says CM Pinarayi Vijayan

No COVID-19 positive case reported in the Kerala today. Number of total cases in the state is at 502, including 30 active cases: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala Chief Minister


06 May 2020, 5:13 PM

17 new positive cases in Nepal today, 99 total cases

17 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Nepal today; the highest spike in number of cases in a day in the country. Total number of positive cases stands at 99: Nepal Health Ministry

06 May 2020, 4:50 PM

112 new positive cases, 1,456, 72 deaths

112 COVID-19 positive cases reported today, taking the total cases in the state to 1,456. 4 deaths also reported in the last 24 hours, total deaths due to coronavirus in the state now at 72: Alapan Bandyopadhyay, West Bengal Home Secretary


06 May 2020, 4:48 PM

This crisis has brought India and Israel closer, says Israel’s Ambassador to India Ron Malka

This crisis has brought India and Israel closer. Both countries are sharing their best practices in combating COVID-19 and facilitating new processes: Israel’s Ambassador to India Ron Malka

06 May 2020, 4:09 PM

9 trains carrying people stranded in other states have arrived in Uttar Pradesh: Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi

19 trains carrying people stranded in other states have arrived in Uttar Pradesh. More trains will be arriving. Around 1200 persons are accommodated in each train: Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi


06 May 2020, 4:08 PM

Uttar Pradesh reports 1,831 cases, 1,080 cured, 58 deaths

Number of COVID-19 cases has reached 1,831 in Uttar Pradesh out of which 1,080 patients have recovered while 58 others succumbed to the infection. There is no active case in six districts of the state: State Principal Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad

06 May 2020, 3:43 PM

Delhi Government issues guidelines 'for handling of the passengers coming from abroad

Delhi Government has issued guidelines 'for handling of the passengers coming from abroad and landing at Delhi Airport in view of planned phased return of Indians stranded abroad by Ministry of External Affairs'.


06 May 2020, 3:20 PM

UP govt announces ₹5 lakh fine, 7 years jail for attack on corona warriors

The Uttar Pradesh government has gone tough on those who attack healthcare workers and has said a fine of ₹ 5 lakh and a jail term of up to 7 years would be levied on those assaulting corona warriors, including doctors, paramedical staffs, police personnel and sanitary workers. A draft ordinance in this regard was passed on Wednesday by the Yogi Adityanath Cabinet, as it amended the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

This comes days after the central government brought an ordinance to protect the health workers, reported India TV

06 May 2020, 1:33 PM

7 new positive cases in Haryana, 555 total cases

7 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Haryana today. Total number of positive cases rise to 555 in the state. Death toll stands at 6: Haryana Health Department


06 May 2020, 12:47 PM

Increasing tax on petrol and diesel prices is unfair and should be withdrawn

The ongoing battle with Coronavirus is causing severe economic hardship for citizens. At this time, instead of reducing the prices, government's decision to increase the tax on petrol and diesel by 10-13 ₹ per liter is unfair and should be withdrawn.

06 May 2020, 12:25 PM

19 more cases in Karnataka, 692 total cases

19 more cases reported in Karnataka from 5 pm yesterday till 12 pm today. Total number of positive cases in the state is now at 692, including 345 discharges & 29


06 May 2020, 12:19 PM

Germany to reopen all shops and schools in May, reported AFP

06 May 2020, 12:18 PM

Central piece of COVID-19 strategy is to protect elderly, says Rahul Gandhi

Central piece of COVID-19 strategy is to protect elderly, those with diabetes, heart condition: Rahul Gandhi at Congress CMs meet


06 May 2020, 12:04 PM

States bleeding in terms of finances but no money is being allocated by Centre, says P Chidambaram

COVID-19 lockdown: States bleeding in terms of finances but no money is being allocated by Centre, says P Chidambaram at Congress CMs meet

06 May 2020, 12:04 PM

CMs need to deliberate, ask what is govt's strategy to get country out of lockdown: Manmohan Singh at Cong

CMs need to deliberate, ask what is govt's strategy to get country out of lockdown: Manmohan Singh at Congress CM's meet


06 May 2020, 12:03 PM

States facing dire economic crisis, they need immediate assistance, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

COVID-19 lockdown: States facing dire economic crisis, they need immediate assistance, says Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at Congress CMs meet

06 May 2020, 12:02 PM

Concern is people sitting in Delhi decide classification of COVID-19 zones without knowing ground reality, says Punjab CM

Concern is people sitting in Delhi decide classification of COVID-19 zones without knowing ground reality, says Punjab CM at Congress CMs meeting


06 May 2020, 11:40 AM

We have sent around 1 lakh people in 3500 buses and trains, back to their home towns, says

We have sent around 1 lakh people in 3500 buses and trains, back to their home towns. I have also appealed to the migrant workers to stay as the construction work has resumed now: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa.

06 May 2020, 11:38 AM

Until extensive stimulus package is given, how will states, country run? We lost ₹ 10,000 cr revenue: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Until extensive stimulus package is given, how will states, country run? We lost ₹ 10,000 cr revenue: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot at Congress CMs meeting


06 May 2020, 11:33 AM

We need to know what will happen after lockdown 3.0: ex-PM Manmohan Singh

We need to know what will happen after lockdown 3.0: ex-PM Manmohan Singh at meeting with Congress CMs

06 May 2020, 11:33 AM

what criteria is Centre using to judge how long lockdown will continue: Sonia Gandhi

What after May 17, what criteria is Centre using to judge how long lockdown will continue: Sonia Gandhi at meeting with Congress CMs


06 May 2020, 11:00 AM

Delhi reports 5,104 positive cases, 1,468 cured

The total number of positive cases in Delhi stands at 5,104, of which 206 cases were reported yesterday. Total 1,468 patients have recovered, while 17 are on ventilator. The doubling rate of COVID-19 in Delhi is 11 days now: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain.

06 May 2020, 10:39 AM

Disinfectant sprayed on people at Dankuni railway station, West Bengal

Disinfectant was sprayed on people at Dankuni railway station who arrived in Hooghly yesterday from Ajmer (Rajasthan) by 'Shramik Special Train.' The train carrying around 1100 people, mainly migrant workers, had arrived in Hooghly yesterday.


06 May 2020, 10:01 AM

Rajasthan reports 35 new positive cases taking tally to 3,193, 90 deaths

35 new positive cases and 1 death reported in Rajasthan today. Total number of cases rise to 3,193 with death toll at 90. 1,536 people have recovered till now: State Health Department

06 May 2020, 9:49 AM

Aarogya Setu' team issues a statement on data security of the mobile application


06 May 2020, 9:34 AM

UP buses to operate in green zones

The Yogi Adityanath government has issued guidelines for operation of roadways buses in green zone districts of Uttar Pradesh from Wednesday.

Raj Shekhar, Managing Director of UP State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), said, "Buses will run in all routes of green zone districts. Buses would also run between two districts in a green zone. Buses will be available from green zone districts to the border districts which are in green zone."

He further said that it will be mandatory for passengers to cover their faces with masks, handkerchief or 'gamchha', whichever is available with them.

06 May 2020, 9:31 AM

We have asked doctors to work for 15 days to provide COVID-19 treatment:Director, Medical Education & Research (Mumbai)

We've asked all private doctors, who are below 55 yrs of age and not having any comorbidity and who closed their clinics due to lockdown, to work for 15 days to provide COVID-19 treatment. They'll be paid & provided with protective gears: Director, Medical Education & Research (Mumbai)


06 May 2020, 9:27 AM

India reports 49,391 positive cases,14,182 cured, 1,649 deaths

Total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India rises to 49,391 including 33,514 active cases, 1,694 deaths, 14,182 cured/discharged and 1 migrated: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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